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Echo In Light Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-05-08 10:14 AM
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20. Again, there are many who hold far right views who likely see themselves as Dems
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  -The right wing domination of cyber space nomad1776  Mar-05-08 09:45 AM   #0 
  - I wonder if they have any real influence at all. The right is in such disarray. For all the  Mountainman   Mar-05-08 09:51 AM   #1 
  - I think it does work  nomad1776   Mar-05-08 09:53 AM   #2 
  - I agree completely. Plus, it is always exasperating to argue with Nazis.  tom_paine   Mar-05-08 09:58 AM   #3 
  - They are very good at what they do  nomad1776   Mar-05-08 10:03 AM   #6 
     - Of course they are good at what they do. Authoritarians programmed like wind-up toys  tom_paine   Mar-05-08 10:27 AM   #31 
        - "Now, it's pretty much the most dominant form of discussion in the nation by far"  Echo In Light   Mar-05-08 10:36 AM   #37 
        - Why do you hate America?  Swamp Rat   Mar-05-08 10:53 AM   #46 
           - That's a good example of one of the "givens" they use  nomad1776   Mar-05-08 11:01 AM   #49 
              - And we have not been attacked by terrorists because Bushler saved us by taking away our rights,  Swamp Rat   Mar-05-08 11:05 AM   #53 
              - War on terror? War OF terror. Phony war on one hand, quite real on the other  Echo In Light   Mar-05-08 06:57 PM   #68 
              - My "favorite", which is now a casually and subconsciously accepted form of conventional wisdom.  tom_paine   Mar-05-08 11:51 AM   #56 
                 - It's these "givens' that give them an edge in any debate  nomad1776   Mar-05-08 12:21 PM   #59 
                    - It is amazing to me how so many can understand how this works  tom_paine   Mar-05-08 12:36 PM   #62 
                       - I try to do something about it, which only makes the  nomad1776   Mar-05-08 01:29 PM   #64 
  - Well I look around me and see that they make up less than 30% of voters  Mountainman   Mar-05-08 09:59 AM   #4 
     - That's what the 68% of Germans who didn't vote for Hitler in '32 thought.  tom_paine   Mar-05-08 12:02 PM   #57 
        - I tend to agree and prefer the pro active approach  nomad1776   Mar-05-08 12:23 PM   #60 
  - Most bully righties are people who don't consider themselves to be n/t  Echo In Light   Mar-05-08 10:07 AM   #11 
     - They bully, they sleeze and they dominate  nomad1776   Mar-05-08 10:10 AM   #17 
        - Again, there are many who hold far right views who likely see themselves as Dems  Echo In Light   Mar-05-08 10:14 AM   #20 
           - Usually they pose as moderates and "unbiased" people  nomad1776   Mar-05-08 10:16 AM   #22 
              - Yes. Be wary of anyone who immediately resorts to deeming others as "crazy"  Echo In Light   Mar-05-08 10:23 AM   #26 
  - I was going to post something very similar this morning--  paxmusa   Mar-05-08 10:01 AM   #5 
  - I think more progressive are on the internet  nomad1776   Mar-05-08 10:07 AM   #10 
     - I was also wondering if last night brought them out because they are scared  paxmusa   Mar-05-08 10:12 AM   #18 
     - It has probably made them nastier and edgier  nomad1776   Mar-05-08 10:15 AM   #21 
     - They must be "terrified" at the prospect of a Dem President who...  Amonester   Mar-05-08 10:54 AM   #47 
        - Very true, sort of like the line item veto thing  nomad1776   Mar-05-08 11:01 AM   #50 
     - "out of fear" ? I don't get it. Fear of what? Some retard wing nut will call you a dirty name?  Mountainman   Mar-05-08 10:24 AM   #27 
        - They work to get liberals booted from message boards  nomad1776   Mar-05-08 10:26 AM   #29 
        - They do, there usually are, and they rely on a lot of name calling to get others on board  Echo In Light   Mar-05-08 10:28 AM   #33 
        - self delete  Mountainman   Mar-05-08 10:38 AM   #39 
  - They certainly are more vocal.  Vickers   Mar-05-08 10:05 AM   #7 
  - That vocalness allows them to spread their message  nomad1776   Mar-05-08 10:07 AM   #13 
     - An appeal to the baser instincts will always find an audience.  Vickers   Mar-05-08 10:17 AM   #24 
        - Sadly as TV and politics often show  nomad1776   Mar-05-08 10:28 AM   #32 
  - Mirrors how many respond to 9/11 Truthers also  Echo In Light   Mar-05-08 10:05 AM   #8 
  - They take advantage of liberal's good traits  nomad1776   Mar-05-08 10:09 AM   #14 
     - True: psych projection is key to rightist rhetoric; the first to cry "censorship"  Echo In Light   Mar-05-08 10:12 AM   #19 
  - Republicon Black Ops  SpiralHawk   Mar-05-08 10:05 AM   #9 
  - Likely some truth to that. Although I suspect much is a psych byproduct of establishment instruction  Echo In Light   Mar-05-08 10:09 AM   #16 
  - The "Culture War" is waged by organized groups. They attack science sites too.  L. Coyote   Mar-05-08 10:35 AM   #36 
     - Dialogue, yes. Critical thinking? Acknowledging simple moral truths? No  Echo In Light   Mar-05-08 10:40 AM   #41 
  - It has been ever thus. n/t  Fredda Weinberg   Mar-05-08 10:07 AM   #12 
  - Time Warner CNN AOL controls what we see on their "home page, news page"  TheBorealAvenger   Mar-05-08 10:09 AM   #15 
  - I've noticed this on the Trek BBS  butlerd   Mar-05-08 10:17 AM   #23 
  - They create an illusion of numbers  nomad1776   Mar-05-08 10:20 AM   #25 
     - I've converted one local board almost entirely.  lumberjack_jeff   Mar-05-08 10:30 AM   #34 
        - Good for you  nomad1776   Mar-05-08 10:32 AM   #35 
        - It is true that I'm one-for-three.  lumberjack_jeff   Mar-05-08 11:04 AM   #52 
        - That looks like an interesting board! I'm your neighbor to the north  paxmusa   Mar-05-08 10:38 AM   #38 
           - I grew up in Silverdale, before it was a mall.  lumberjack_jeff   Mar-05-08 11:02 AM   #51 
  - They are simultaneously  lumberjack_jeff   Mar-05-08 10:24 AM   #28 
  - They are effective though  nomad1776   Mar-05-08 10:27 AM   #30 
  - First they call you names then they go after your sources  lovuian   Mar-05-08 10:39 AM   #40 
  - Yes, online interaction has become a battle of "sources," eh? n/t  Echo In Light   Mar-05-08 10:41 AM   #42 
  - I never quit, so they go the other route  nomad1776   Mar-05-08 10:44 AM   #44 
  - Ah their classic refrain- That liberal (fill in the blank)  nomad1776   Mar-05-08 10:52 AM   #45 
  - they don't dominate in terms of numbers, they are just bullies  Hamlette   Mar-05-08 10:43 AM   #43 
  - Is the end result a good thing?  nomad1776   Mar-05-08 10:58 AM   #48 
  - that's nothing...try hanging out on some car forums...  Blue_Tires   Mar-05-08 11:32 AM   #54 
  - It's every where  nomad1776   Mar-05-08 11:38 AM   #55 
  - The same repuke sometimes has 3-4 different screen names  Elwood P Dowd   Mar-05-08 12:15 PM   #58 
  - There have been articles from time to time  nomad1776   Mar-05-08 12:24 PM   #61 
  - Sometimes...  ElboRuum   Mar-05-08 12:36 PM   #63 
  - I think the key is to be mindful of supporting one another  nomad1776   Mar-05-08 01:31 PM   #65 
     - That's my favorite thing to do.  ElboRuum   Mar-05-08 03:19 PM   #66 
        - I do it as well, but it comes at a price  nomad1776   Mar-05-08 04:33 PM   #67 
           - Yup...  ElboRuum   Mar-06-08 09:03 AM   #71 
  - Not only have I noted this  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-05-08 08:11 PM   #69 
     - Isn't that sort of letting the right wingers win?  nomad1776   Mar-06-08 08:12 AM   #70 
 

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